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Recording Your Lecture Using Panopto

These instructions will help you to record your lecture using Panopto and Cynap in your classroom.

Display Cynap to the Projector

Step 1: Choose Turn System On

Step 2: Select what you want to project

Select the screen you want to project to from the list on the left.

Step 3: Select Cynap

Step 4: Connect Your Laptop to Cynap

You can either connecting using HDMI and select that as an input source or connect wirelessly.

To connect wirelessly on Windows:

  • Use the Windows Key and the P Key to access the Project Menu.
  • Choose Connect to a wireless display.
  • Select the Cynap for your room.

To connect wirelessly on Macbook:

  • Select the Airplay icon in your menu bar for available devices.
  • Select the Cynap for your room.

Enter the 4-digit code that appears at the top of the Cynap screen on your device. Your laptop will appear on the Cynap screen.

Step 5: Launch other sources

Select the screen you want to project to from the list on the left.

Use Panopto With Cynap

Step 1: Tap the Cynap screen and select [+] button.

Step 2: Choose WebRTC

Step 3: Choose the Panopto Icon

Step 4: On the Panopto sign-in screen, enter your NetID and password.

(Note, you will need to authenticate using Two-Factor authentication.)

Step 5: Select Create

Step 6: From the drop-down menu, select Panopto Capture

Choosing Sources

  1. To choose your first source, tap the Screens and Apps button at the top of the Panopto page.
  2. To change to a different source, such as document camera or laptop, tap the WebRTC menu at the bottom of the screen.
    1. Select the screen share icon.
  3. Change to a different source.


  1. Tap the red Record button to start.
  2. To end the recording, tap the red Stop button.
  3. On the pop-up window, enter the name you wish to call your recording.
  4. Choose the folder where you wish to save the recording.
  5. Recordings and Settings are automatically saved.

Setting Up and Troubleshooting

Video: Choosing the Quality of Your Recording

If you wish to change the quality of your recording:

  1. Select the settings gear icon.
  2. Select HD or Ultra HD under Recording options at the top of the list.
  3. Click the X in the bottom middle to leave the menu.


  • Use the lapel microphone for speaking.

To check audio sources:

  1. Select the Audio button in the upper left.
  2. Select the audio sources you wish to use. A green checkmark appears next to active sources.